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Society for Health Psychology

Information Pollution: A Global Threat

Communications, Webinar

Information pollution is the spread of false, misleading, manipulated, and otherwise harmful information. The World Economic Forum considers misinformation and disinformation the biggest short-term risks facing all of us. During this lunch and learn presentation we will discuss the three primary forms of information pollution– misinformation, disinformation, and mal-information, and how they are spread and amplified. Participants will be introduced to media literacy tools that help inoculate against information pollution.